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Episode 60 - June 22, 2017 "Mr. Bones" Interview

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  • RonB
    Club Member
    • Apr 2016
    • 12712
    • Near Richmond VA
    • Weber Performer Deluxe
      SNS
      Pizza insert
      Rotisserie
      Smokenator 1000
      Cookshack Smokette Elite
      2 Thermapens
      Chefalarm
      Dot
      lots of probes.
      CyberQ

    #31
    I finally got around to listening to this interview - great job Mr. Bones .

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    • Mr. Bones
      Mr. Bones commented
      Editing a comment
      Hey, Thanks RonB !!!
      I appreciate yer kind words...
      Have a great ('n smokey) weekend, Amigo!
  • JCGrill
    Club Member
    • Mar 2017
    • 1732
    • Minneapolis / St Paul burbs
    • Charcoal - 22" Weber Kettle
      Gas - Saber
      Smoker - Green Mountain Daniel Boone
      Portable - Charbroil Tabletop Propane Grill

    #32
    A German speaker and an electrician and a BBQ guy. I knew I liked you Mr. Bones . These interviews are great, it's nice to get another side of the folks that post.

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    • Mr. Bones
      Birthday Hat Master
      • Sep 2016
      • 9295
      • Kansas Territory
      • Grills / Smokers
        *********************************************

        Kingsford 24" grill (Free) 'Billy'
        Brinkmann Smoke n Grill
        Oklahoma Joe Highland, gaskets, LavaLock baffle / tuning plate. 'Big Joe'
        Weber 18" Kettle ($30 CL) 'Lil' Feller'
        Weber Smokey Joe ($25 CL) 'Lil' Brother'
        Weber 22.5 Master Touch '93 P Code Blue($85) from fellow WKC member Bmitch 'Elwood'
        Weber 22.5 Bar-B-Q Kettle '69-'70 "Patent Pending" Red ($80) from fellow WKC member dwnthehatch 'Maureen'
        Weber 22.5 OTS DD Code Black ($40 CL) 'DeeDee'
        Weber 22.5 OTS DO Code Black ($15 CL)
        Weber 22.5 OTS E Code Black ($20 CL
        Weber 22.5 OTS EE Code Black ($20 CL

        Weber "C" Code 18.5" WSM '81 ($50 CL) 8-0!!!
        Weber "H" Code 18.5" WSM '86 ($75 CL)
        Weber " " Code 18.5" WSM

        Weber 26.75, $199 NFM clearance !!!
        Weber SJS AH 'Lil' Brother'
        Weber SJS AT 'Lil' Sister'
        Weber SJS DE Code (FREE) 'Lil' Helper'
        Weber SJG M Code 'Lil Traveller'
        Weber SJS AH Code 'Kermit'
        (Lime Green)
        Horizon 20" Classic, w/baffle/tuning plate (FREE)
        Good One Open Range, (FREE), Monthly Prize from AR giveaway!!!!



        Thermometers:
        *********************************************
        Ol' Skool Bi-metal probe pocket thermo, that has checked / served ~ 1,000,000 meals in my possession, easily...
        Maverick ET-732, (Black)
        Thermopops, (Red, Yellow, Green)
        ThermaPen Mk4 (Black), THANKS!!! to jgjeske1
        Blue ThermaPen Mk4
        Orange Thermapen Mk4
        Pink Thermapen Mk4
        ThermoWorks IR-GUN-S
        ThermoWorks Smoke
        ThermoWorks Open Box Smoke
        4 Pro Series cable extensions
        Smoke Gateway

        Accessories:
        *********************************************
        2 Slow 'N Sears, Slow 'N Sear XL, Grill 'N Griddle
        BBQ Vortex, 2 Hovergrills, Top Deck
        Warming shelf
        MyWeigh KD-8000Kitchen Scale
        Backyard Grill marinade injector
        Acoustic Guitars/Electric Guitars/Basses/1928 National Duolian/Harmonicas/Banjo Washboard, Spoons, kazoos, pocket comb with wax paper, egg shakers ;-)
        Bear Paws
        Meat Rakes
        BBQ Dragon/Chimley of Insanity, Dragon Wing Shelves (x2 ea.)



        Cookware:
        Probably a ton of cast iron, mostly very old...still cookin'
        G'Ma's Piqua skillet, :-)( They went out of business in 1934~)
        '60's Revere Ware (Mom's), + others found elsewhere
        60's CorningWare 10-cup percolator (Mom's) Daily driver
        50's CorningWare 10-cup percolator (G'Ma's), for a backup! ;-)
        Carpy Wally World stock pots, in approx 2 gal/3gal sizes, blue speckledty-porcelain enameled
        Tramontina 6.5 qt Dutch Oven

        Cutlery, etc.:
        Shi*-ton of kitchen/chef knives, most sharper than my straight-razors are. (Better steel!) Chicago Cutlery, Old Hickory, various, including some nice German stuff ;-)
        Dexter 12" slicing knife, 6" Sani-Safe boning knife
        Smith's Tri-Hone Natural Arkansas Knife Sharpening System
        Multiple steels, from all over the planet
        Crock sticks
        Diamond stones, various
        Lansky Sharpening System

        Tableware
        Daily driver:Washington Forge Mardi Gras, Navy / Cobalt Blue
        Dinner: Guests: Washington Forge, Town and Country
        Fancy / Formal: Family silverware

      #33
      Thanks fer them kind words, brother!
      I came factory-equipped with my own language, which I forced my parents to learn, to their dismay. Would not goo-goo, gaa-gaa, mama, dada fer them. Man! They was sore vexed, at th' time. Never said a "First Word", in Anglish. Said a sentence, which freaked out my Gma, She 'bout nearly dropped me on th' linoleum floor.
      Had German/Welsh Grandparents on one side, Scots/Irish on th' other, so learned plenty of those, as well, especially profanities,at a very tender age lol!
      Mizzurruhn was my 4th language, then Spanish, then Kansan, due to no @#$%*&! choice of my own.
      Later, added Sicilian, Japanese, some Vietnamese, Chinese, Tagolog, Turkish, Korean, Honduran, Farsi, an' Arabic to my reportoire, due to my 'travels'...
      Always addin' more colours to my palette...
      Jus' 'cause I talk, slow, like...
      Don't mean I think, slow, like!

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      • EdF
        EdF commented
        Editing a comment
        There's no question around here about the speed of your thinking, @Dr. Bones ! You're one of the foremost of Pit Wits.

        Oops Mr. Bones. ;-)

      • Mr. Bones
        Mr. Bones commented
        Editing a comment
        Mais, EdF ,no problem with th' 'Dr. Bones' honorific; long been called that...
        Since way back in th' '70's, friends would come to me with their dire problems, 'cause they knew I was somebody they could trust...
        My Rx?
        Smoke two of these, an' call me in th' mornin'!
        Never lost a patient, btw...
    • Eugene A
      Charter Member
      • Aug 2014
      • 94
      • Port St John, FL (although the post office is Cocoa, FL)

      #34
      Refreshingly honest, and honestly refreshing

      Comment

      • Mr. Bones
        Birthday Hat Master
        • Sep 2016
        • 9295
        • Kansas Territory
        • Grills / Smokers
          *********************************************

          Kingsford 24" grill (Free) 'Billy'
          Brinkmann Smoke n Grill
          Oklahoma Joe Highland, gaskets, LavaLock baffle / tuning plate. 'Big Joe'
          Weber 18" Kettle ($30 CL) 'Lil' Feller'
          Weber Smokey Joe ($25 CL) 'Lil' Brother'
          Weber 22.5 Master Touch '93 P Code Blue($85) from fellow WKC member Bmitch 'Elwood'
          Weber 22.5 Bar-B-Q Kettle '69-'70 "Patent Pending" Red ($80) from fellow WKC member dwnthehatch 'Maureen'
          Weber 22.5 OTS DD Code Black ($40 CL) 'DeeDee'
          Weber 22.5 OTS DO Code Black ($15 CL)
          Weber 22.5 OTS E Code Black ($20 CL
          Weber 22.5 OTS EE Code Black ($20 CL

          Weber "C" Code 18.5" WSM '81 ($50 CL) 8-0!!!
          Weber "H" Code 18.5" WSM '86 ($75 CL)
          Weber " " Code 18.5" WSM

          Weber 26.75, $199 NFM clearance !!!
          Weber SJS AH 'Lil' Brother'
          Weber SJS AT 'Lil' Sister'
          Weber SJS DE Code (FREE) 'Lil' Helper'
          Weber SJG M Code 'Lil Traveller'
          Weber SJS AH Code 'Kermit'
          (Lime Green)
          Horizon 20" Classic, w/baffle/tuning plate (FREE)
          Good One Open Range, (FREE), Monthly Prize from AR giveaway!!!!



          Thermometers:
          *********************************************
          Ol' Skool Bi-metal probe pocket thermo, that has checked / served ~ 1,000,000 meals in my possession, easily...
          Maverick ET-732, (Black)
          Thermopops, (Red, Yellow, Green)
          ThermaPen Mk4 (Black), THANKS!!! to jgjeske1
          Blue ThermaPen Mk4
          Orange Thermapen Mk4
          Pink Thermapen Mk4
          ThermoWorks IR-GUN-S
          ThermoWorks Smoke
          ThermoWorks Open Box Smoke
          4 Pro Series cable extensions
          Smoke Gateway

          Accessories:
          *********************************************
          2 Slow 'N Sears, Slow 'N Sear XL, Grill 'N Griddle
          BBQ Vortex, 2 Hovergrills, Top Deck
          Warming shelf
          MyWeigh KD-8000Kitchen Scale
          Backyard Grill marinade injector
          Acoustic Guitars/Electric Guitars/Basses/1928 National Duolian/Harmonicas/Banjo Washboard, Spoons, kazoos, pocket comb with wax paper, egg shakers ;-)
          Bear Paws
          Meat Rakes
          BBQ Dragon/Chimley of Insanity, Dragon Wing Shelves (x2 ea.)



          Cookware:
          Probably a ton of cast iron, mostly very old...still cookin'
          G'Ma's Piqua skillet, :-)( They went out of business in 1934~)
          '60's Revere Ware (Mom's), + others found elsewhere
          60's CorningWare 10-cup percolator (Mom's) Daily driver
          50's CorningWare 10-cup percolator (G'Ma's), for a backup! ;-)
          Carpy Wally World stock pots, in approx 2 gal/3gal sizes, blue speckledty-porcelain enameled
          Tramontina 6.5 qt Dutch Oven

          Cutlery, etc.:
          Shi*-ton of kitchen/chef knives, most sharper than my straight-razors are. (Better steel!) Chicago Cutlery, Old Hickory, various, including some nice German stuff ;-)
          Dexter 12" slicing knife, 6" Sani-Safe boning knife
          Smith's Tri-Hone Natural Arkansas Knife Sharpening System
          Multiple steels, from all over the planet
          Crock sticks
          Diamond stones, various
          Lansky Sharpening System

          Tableware
          Daily driver:Washington Forge Mardi Gras, Navy / Cobalt Blue
          Dinner: Guests: Washington Forge, Town and Country
          Fancy / Formal: Family silverware

        #35
        Man! How kind of ya', an' profound, as well... Thankin' ya', kind Sir!!!
        I'm a' haveta steal that, dontcha know?
        Not fer use as a Self-Descriptor, but fer use, in my general vernacular...
        Hope ya don't mind, too awful much...???
        Deal is, it was all Greg! He jus' lemme hang out, fer a bit....

        Comment

        • Hulagn1971
          Charter Member
          • Dec 2014
          • 1017
          • NC, The Triad
          • WSM 22.5", Pitmaster IQ110, Weber 22.5" Kettle with SNS, Weber 14" Smokey Joe.

          #36
          I'm trying to play it but after 4 seconds it stops?

          Comment


          • Mr. Bones
            Mr. Bones commented
            Editing a comment
            Did ya' get th' Pitcast to work? I jus' ran across this post, an' saw nobody replied!

          • Hulagn1971
            Hulagn1971 commented
            Editing a comment
            Nope but have not tried since Bones.

          • BBQCentralShow
            BBQCentralShow commented
            Editing a comment
            Just tried it...no issues!
        • ecowper
          Founding Member
          • Jul 2014
          • 3267
          • Maple Valley, WA
          • Grill = Hasty-Bake Gourmet Dual Finish
            Smoke = Weber Smokey Mountain 22.5"

            Thermometer = FireBoard FBX11 with 2 ambient and 6 meat probes
            Thermometer = Maverick ET732
            Thermometer = ThermoWorks Chef Alarm
            Thermapen Mk IV = Light blue
            Thermapen Classic = Grey
            PID Controller = Fireboard Drive + Auber 20 CFM Fan

            Favorite cook = Tri-Tip for the grill, whole packer brisket for the smoker
            Favorite wine = a good Bordeaux with steak, a good Syrah with pork, or a nice bottle of Champagne or California sparkling wine
            Favorite beer = Sam Adams Boston Lager or Shiner Bock
            Favorite whisky = Lagavulin 16 year old single malt

            Best Cookbooks - Meathead's "The Science of Great Barbecue and Grilling", Chris Lilly's "Big Bob Gibson's BBQ Book", Aaron Franklin's "Franklin BBQ"


            Eric Cowperthwaite aka ecowper

          #37
          Mr. Bones ..... dang, my favorite thing to cook on any given day is chili .... finally listened to your pit cast and it is awesome!

          Comment


          • Mr. Bones
            Mr. Bones commented
            Editing a comment
            Nah, Brother! I'll do it up right, jus' 'cause it's YOU!!!
            But, ya' haveta admit it was a funny mental image!
            Know how ya' can tell th' difference? There ain't no great BBQ 'round this town, fer me to buy...

          • ecowper
            ecowper commented
            Editing a comment
            I was laughing at you taking BBQ out of styrofoam, putting it on a grill, and then handing me ribs like you did it ;-)

          • Mr. Bones
            Mr. Bones commented
            Editing a comment
            Oh, I caught it, 'cause that's jus' what I was inferrin'! Takeaway comin' outta my cooker(s)
            I promise stone to th' Bone my own smoker food, when ya' get down this way, I swannee!!!
            Jus' holla'!!!
        • ecowper
          Founding Member
          • Jul 2014
          • 3267
          • Maple Valley, WA
          • Grill = Hasty-Bake Gourmet Dual Finish
            Smoke = Weber Smokey Mountain 22.5"

            Thermometer = FireBoard FBX11 with 2 ambient and 6 meat probes
            Thermometer = Maverick ET732
            Thermometer = ThermoWorks Chef Alarm
            Thermapen Mk IV = Light blue
            Thermapen Classic = Grey
            PID Controller = Fireboard Drive + Auber 20 CFM Fan

            Favorite cook = Tri-Tip for the grill, whole packer brisket for the smoker
            Favorite wine = a good Bordeaux with steak, a good Syrah with pork, or a nice bottle of Champagne or California sparkling wine
            Favorite beer = Sam Adams Boston Lager or Shiner Bock
            Favorite whisky = Lagavulin 16 year old single malt

            Best Cookbooks - Meathead's "The Science of Great Barbecue and Grilling", Chris Lilly's "Big Bob Gibson's BBQ Book", Aaron Franklin's "Franklin BBQ"


            Eric Cowperthwaite aka ecowper

          #38
          Sitting in my office, happily listening to Mr. Bones pitcast .... and I get interrupted by my daughter .... wanting to show me her new face scrub/mask thing ..... lord save me from women!

          Comment


          • Mr. Bones
            Mr. Bones commented
            Editing a comment
            Super Glad ya' found Happiness, Brother! Cherish It Greatly!!!!!
            After my 2nd tour of combat, I jus' gave up on that ideal...
            I'm pretty danged certain that it is reserved for Humans....

          • ecowper
            ecowper commented
            Editing a comment
            Well Brother ... I may know what you mean ... but I'm not gonna blame the Army and all that for my own failings. Just took a while to find a lady that would put up with my shit.

          • Mr. Bones
            Mr. Bones commented
            Editing a comment
            Thanks, Eric!
            Not blamin' my condit on anything, or anybody.
            It is what it is, try daily to make better...
            TBI's caused irreparable hdd damage, partial system shutdown.
            I've rebuilt lotsa memories, etc., some remain unreachable.
            Ongoin' process, hope to gain ground every day...
        • Richard Chrz
          Club Member
          • Mar 2019
          • 915
          • La Crosse, Wi

          #39
          Nice Dobro! "persistent, observant, and patient." <--- Top shelf advice for life in general, from Mr. Bones
          Last edited by Richard Chrz; July 1, 2019, 07:16 PM.

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